Bible Study Notes on Exodus 38 – 20190421

Exodus 38:1  "...the altar of burnt offering...it was square..." Both the burnt offering altar and the altar of incense were square.  Have pictured altars as wider than deep, but they were not. 2  "...he overlaid it with bronze" Rather than gold to withstand the heat of the greater fires used.  The altar of incense wouldn't …

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Bible Study Notes on Exodus 37 – 20190418

Exodus 37:1  "   Bezalel made the ark..." One of the two specified created the ark itself.  According to the dimensions God gave. 9  "The cherubim spread out their wings above, and covered the mercy seat with their wings..." They were made one piece with the lid or mercy seat.  I'm assuming this was done so …

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Bible Study Notes on Exodus 36 – 20190415

Exodus 36:1  "And Bezalel and Aholiab..." Looks like verse 1 is the tail end of chapter 35.  Final note on that thought. 5  "...The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work..." The people were moved so much to give, they gave too much.  They had to be told to stop …

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Bible Study Notes on Exodus 35 – 20190411

Exodus 35:2  "...seventh day shall be a holy day for you, a Sabbath of rest to the LORD..." Sunday is the first day of the week, so the Sabbath is always Saturday.  Have mentioned before about the wisdom of a day off, but the instruction of a Sabbath appears to be just for the Jews, …

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Bible Study Notes on Exodus 34 – 20190407

Exodus 34:1  "...Cut two tablets of stone like the first ones, and I will write on these tablets..." God had Moses provide the replacement stones.  He provided the first ones.  He'll write the covenant, Ten Commandments, on them, but He's not providing the stones.  Commentaries remind that the first were called the work of God.  …

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Bible Study Notes on Exodus 33 – 20190404

Exodus 33:3  "...I will not go up in your midst..." God commanded them to get up and leave Sinai on their way to Canaan, and He said He would send His angel before them.  But He won't be in their midst where He wanted to be lest they provoke Him again.  I can't remember where …

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Bible Study Notes on Exodus 32:17-35 – 20190401

Exodus 32:17  "...There is a noise of war in the camp" Obviously he could hear the commotion of their celebration.  Commentary suggests the layout of the mountain and the plain below would have obscured Joshua's view until he and Moses came further down the mountain. 19  "...he cast the tablets out of his hands and …

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